The Role Reasonable Doubt Can Play in Your Criminal Case

Being charged with a crime can be a scary situation, especially if this is new to you. When this happens, the situation may involve an arrest and then a trial. After being arrested, your first step should be to hire a good criminal-defense attorney. He or she can help you make decisions about your case, and one of the decisions will be how you should plead. This suggestion your lawyer makes to you will most likely be based on your criminal record, the evidence in the case, and the likelihood that he or she could place reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors. Read More 

Three Different Types Of Fees You May Encounter At Your Attorney’s Office

If you need to hire an attorney, one of the first things that will probably cross your mind is the type of costs you are looking at. While lawyers may be able to quote you a fee for certain types of cases such as traffic tickets, wills, and other straightforward documents, they may not be able to give you pricing for a case that will require an unknown amount of time, such as a personal injury case. Read More 

When Should You Seek A New Attorney After Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you've recently suffered physical or emotional harm due to another's negligent or reckless actions, you may have already enlisted the services of personal injury attorneys and filed a lawsuit in your local trial court. However, even if you don't have much experience in the practice of law, there are some situations in which you and your attorney may not see eye-to-eye on how to handle your case. In other cases, you may be dissatisfied about the time (or effort) it takes to communicate with your attorney about the status of your case or your next steps. Read More 

3 Questions To Help You Find A Criminal Defense Attorney Who Is Qualified To Take On Your Case

If you're facing criminal charges, you're going to want to seek legal representation. Under the Sixth Amendment, after all, you have the right to a lawyer. You shouldn't just hire any attorney to represent you, though. You should look for an experienced criminal defense attorney who will be able to give you the best defense possible. Here are three questions to help you find just such a lawyer. How Many Criminal Defense Cases Have You Taken On? Read More 

Lis Pendens: What Property Investors Need To Know

Shrewd property investors know that the American housing market offers plenty of opportunities for a quick profit when other homeowners overstretch their finances. When a homeowner can no longer afford to make his or her mortgage payments, he or she may look to quickly sell on the property before an unmanageable debt grows. Find out how a lis pendens filing could benefit property investors, and discover more about what this legal term means. Read More